CCRI Knight Leaders

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Affiliated with SkillsUSA and Collegiate DECA

Our Vision

To be known as the premier student leadership program at CCRI

Our Mission

To prepare CCRI students for leadership in Business, Health and Technical careers.

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The CCRI Knight Leaders are eager to welcome new motivated and committed students.  We meet regularly on Tuesdays at 12:00 noon in Room 1130 (Behind the Cafeteria), on the Knight Campus.


Our Focus

Each year we develop a Program of Work describing our goals and activities for the year.  The CCRI Knight Leaders received national recognition for its program of work at the International Career Development Conference. Review Documentation Summary of Activities – 2012/13;      Summary of Activities – 2011/12 (PDF)

  • Leadership Development – Assume a leadership role to develop those skills employers are looking for.  Participate in seminars and training opportunities.  Collegiate Leadership Academy each November, in New York City
  • Vocational Understanding – Apply what you are learning to real projects such as marketing and/or web design.  Compete at the Regional and National Level for recognition.
  • Civic Consciousness – Give back to the community.  Participate in feeding the homeless, distributing food to the needy or adopt a family for the Holidays.
  • Social Intelligence – Network with other students and have fun!

What may my year as a  CCRI Knight Leader be like?

Check out these videos about the Collegiate DECA or  SkillsUSA Experience!

Here’s an example from previous years:


Developing our Program of Work; New Student Welcome

Breast Cancer Walk (photos),  Business Panel, Leadership Training

Collegiate Leadership Academy, New York City, Holiday Raffles, Holiday Food Baskets;
SkillsUSA RI Fall Leadership Conference (photos)

Carosi Annual Penny Social Fundraiser; State Skating Party;  Holiday Gift Baskets

January – February
Officer Retreat/Training, Regional Competition, Competition Camp

SkillsUSA RI Championships, Spring Fling, Spring Fundraiser, Field Trip,
Business Panel, Leadership Development Seminar, A Day of Service

International Career Development Conference,

State Banquet, Student Leadership Recognition Luncheon

Photos from Awards Ceremony

Congratulations Winners at ICDC

National Leadership & Skills Conference

Summer Retreat

We Need YOU!

The CCRI Knight Leaders is seeking responsible and motivated students to fill vital leadership positions. Take your college experience to the next level by making friends and connections, traveling, and building an impressive resume. Give yourself the competitive edge in your career.  The CCRI Knight Leaders is a must for building your career.

Join us!!